A new baby koala was celebrated at the Melbourne Zoo in Australia this week. The five-month-old joey, whose gender is not yet known, is the first koala born at the zoo in more than eight years.
White Castle Recalls Some Frozen Burgers For Possible Listeria ContaminationCheck the freezer- White Castle is recalling some frozen burgers. The chain said recalled products may be contaminated with listeria. Katie Johnston reports.
Web Extra: Skiing SantasSantas hit the slopes of Sunday River to raise money for charity. Video credit: Sunday River Resort.
Amazon Delays: Package Delivery May Take ‘Longer Than Normal’It’s just a week into the holiday shopping season, and Amazon is already having trouble getting packages to shoppers’ doorsteps on time. Katie Johnston reports.
New Airplane Seat 'Wing' Design Might Make It Easier To Sleep In EconomyA new airplane seat design using "padded wings" could bring more privacy and a cushioned spot to rest your head. Katie Johnston reports.
Dollar General Is Opening 1,000 New Stores Next YearDollar General remains one of the fastest-growing retailers in America, attracting customers with rock-bottom prices on snacks and household goods. Katie Johnston reports.
Birth Control Breakthrough At MIT: Once-A-Month Pill Shows PromiseScientists say they have made a breakthrough on developing a contraceptive pill that only needs to be taken once a month. Katie Johnston reports.
Motley Crue, Def Leppard, Poison and Joan Jett To Play Fenway Park Concert Next SummerMore big names are coming to Fenway Park for a concert next summer. It was announced Wednesday that Motley Crue and Def Leppard will headline a show at the iconic ballpark on August 25, 2020. Katie Johnston reports.
Brady And Gronk ‘Trending Down’ As Pet Names In Boston, Report SaysTom Brady and Rob Gronkowski aren’t as popular as they used to be – when it comes to pet names. Katie Johnston reports.
Study: Hair Dye, Chemical Straighteners May Increase Breast Cancer RiskMore than a third of women dye their hair and a new study from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) finds that regular use of these chemicals could put women at higher risk of breast cancer. Katie Johnston reports.
Police Investigating After Puppy Found With ‘Horrendous’ Burns, Broken LegAn investigation is underway as a 12-week-old puppy is being treated for “injuries so severe that she may never recover.” Katie Johnston reports.
Maroon 5 To Play Fenway Park Concert Next SummerMaroon 5 has announced a nationwide tour, and they’re making a stop at Fenway Park. Katie Johnston reports.
Peloton’s ‘Grace From Boston’ Holiday Ad Has Angered The InternetPeloton, the indoor bike start-up, released a new holiday ad that has the internet buzzing. Katie Johnston reports.
White House Christmas Decorations UnveiledThe First Family is celebrating their third holiday season in the White House. They’ve officially decked the halls for Christmas! Here's a look at this year's festive decorations.
James Taylor Returning To Fenway Park For A Concert Next SummerJames Taylor is coming back to Fenway Park. Katie Johnston reports.
Alleged Drunk Driver Crashes Into Side Of House In NHWBZ-TV's Katie Brace reports.
Police Officers Escort Lioness From Attleboro Zoo To Woburn For Medical TestsA lioness got a special escort from police over the weekend from a zoo in Attleboro to Woburn for a medical appointment. Kayla, of the Capron Zoo, has been experiencing medical issues and needed to go to the Massachusetts Veterinary Referral facility for tests. Katie Johnston reports.
'Bread' And 'Butter' Await Word On Presidential PardonThese turkeys are in the running to be the National Thanksgiving Turkey. The turkeys are staying in a luxury hotel until the White House pardoning ceremony on Tuesday.
Washing The Thanksgiving Turkey Could Spread Germs, Food Safety Experts WarnGo ahead and rinse your cranberries, potatoes and green beans. But food safety experts say don’t wash the turkey before popping it in the oven on Thanksgiving Day. Katie Johnston reports.
3 Massachusetts ZIP Codes On List Of Most Expensive For Home SalesThe most expensive ZIP code for home sales in New England is a pricey neighborhood in Boston, according to a new report. It’s one of three from Massachusetts to land in the top 100 of PropertyShark’s list of the most expensive ZIP codes in 2019. Katie Johnston reports.
This Maine 'Tree' Is Made Of Lobster TrapsThis Christmas tree in Rockland, Maine is made out of lobster traps. Organizers say the structure is built with 155 traps and will have 2,500 lights, 600 feet of natural green garland, and more than 100 lobster buoys will adorn the tree.
Snowboard Pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter Dies At 65Snowboard pioneer Jake Burton Carpenter has died at 65. Katie Johnston reports.
Koala Reunited With Australian Rescuer"Lewis" the koala reunited with the woman who rescued him from a fire in New South Wales, Australia on Tuesday. The 14-year-old animal is recuperating from severe burns at a koala hospital.
Koala Saved From Australian WildfireA woman rescued a koala caught in the middle of a fire in New South Wales, Australia. The woman used her shirt to wrap the badly burned animal.
Tiny Teacup Yorkies Need Surgery, Looking For New HomesTwo teacup Yorkie sisters are in need of surgery and places to live. The MSPCA said Oreo and Misa, who can almost fit in the palm of a hand, both have painful joint problems that a previous owner was unable to handle. Katie Johnston reports.